5 Ways to Create Super-Addictive Loyalty Programs

By on July 12th, 2023
customers happy because of loyalty programs

You want customers to love your brand. Well, loyalty doesn’t happen overnight. It starts with building a quality relationship with your consumers. To reach “cult loyalty” status, like Apple’s fanatics, customers must identify with your brand on a deeper level. And one way to achieve that is through well-developed loyalty programs. It gives your company the opportunity to gain people’s trust. It has even been found that  "84% of consumers…

7 Steps To Globalizing Your Content Marketing Program

By on July 6th, 2023
A cat holding the world in it's hands after globalzing it's content marketing program

For some brands, creating a content marketing program from the ground up is just one piece of the puzzle. Many international organizations must tackle an entirely different beast of localizing their content marketing programs for their global audiences. Reaching these audiences in a locally relevant way is critical for their businesses... keep reading to discover some of the most crucial steps to globalizing your content. Quick Takeaways Localization is not an…

Marketing Audit 101: How to Conduct a Marketing Review and Make Adjustments to Boost Performance

By on June 26th, 2023

Marketing becomes more complex every day. As new technology and concepts surface, promoting brands, products, and services has become a complicated activity for small and large companies alike. As marketers craft and implement their strategies, it can be difficult to understand what is working and what isn’t. Sure, you can monitor the results of a Facebook ad campaign. It’s fun to watch a subtle uptick in organic traffic due to…

Brand Storytelling: How to Craft & Tell Your Brand Story

By on June 14th, 2023
a cartoon illustrating brand storytelling with a megaphone and online emblems surrounding him

What is more motivating – reason or emotion? This amazing quote from Antoine de Saint-Exupery helps provide an answer. “If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood or assign them tasks. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” Think about it. What is the end result of all your marketing efforts? Action. You want customers to act, whether it’s…

14 Marketing Over Coffee Podcasts You Need To Hear

By on May 28th, 2023
business woman drinks coffee and listens to marketing podcasts

Marketing podcasts (and coffee) are hot! A few years ago, I was interviewed by Marketing Over Coffee podcast host John J. Wall. And no surprise, he and his co-host, Chris Penn, are still churning out some great content. So, I’ve compiled a list of some of my personal favorite episodes, in addition to their most popular episodes from the catalog. Tune in to hear our industry’s thought leaders share their…

A Quick Guide To Successful Growth Marketing

By on May 4th, 2023
an elephant bursting out of a small room, an illiteration of what growth marketing can do for your business

What is growth marketing? You’ve likely heard of it, but you’re not sure how to put it into practice for your business. Growth + marketing seems like a perfect match, right!? But, there’s a lot that goes into this nuanced term. You must understand some of the core components of growth marketing, as well as how to apply them effectively. When you do, new doors will open that you didn’t…

8 Methods to Writing Creative Email Subject Lines [With 72 Examples]

By on March 15th, 2023
creative email subject lines

Email isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and making sure your message stands out is becoming harder and harder to do. The average person receives 121 emails per day. That’s a lot of stuff to comb through, and the trash button is typically the quickest way to declutter. One third of email recipients open an email based on the subject line alone and 69% of email recipients report email as spam…

How to Do Guerrilla Marketing Like an Agency Pro (With Examples)

By on March 7th, 2023

Did anyone else panic because of the Tubi commercial during the SuperBowl this year? As a Philly fan in a room full of die-hard Eagles fans, it was a stressful 15-seconds! This is just one recent example of effective guerrilla marketing. I mean who decides to pull a prank like that on 113 million people during a nail biting game!? Thanks Tubi… Guerrilla marketing is no walk in the park.…

12 Keynote Sales Speakers You Shouldn’t Miss

By on February 19th, 2023

One thing can make or break a sales event: the keynote speaker. In an arena like sales — where the ability to convince, compel, and influence others is essential to success — a speaker has to be able to not only share a great message, but also do so confidently. However, people who attend lots of sales conferences — or organize them — can tell you that an exciting or…

How To Rebrand Your Business: 9 Smart Steps

By on February 13th, 2023
old coca cola ad to show rebrand

There are many reasons to rebrand your business. It could be anything from updating your logo and design themes to be more modern, to reinventing your business to better match its current situation or products. Yet, rebranding should never be taken lightly. A good rebrand can help a company connect with a new or changed target market, or help keep your business at the forefront of your customers’ mind. A…